Find And Remove Duplicate Files In Windows 7

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If you are an active user just like me, then you probably have a cluttered hard disk. One of the most important ways to get some space free on your computer is to remove duplicate files. Looking to remove some duplicate files after migrating to Windows 7? We have covered various duplicate file removers in the past, such as DoubleKiller, Duplicate Cleaner, Simple Directory Analyzer, and BitFinderAuslogics Duplicate File Finder finds and removes the duplicate files based on the specific criteria. One of the perks of this tool is that it finds/removes duplicate files based on the contents of the file and also provides a simple wizard making it dead-simple for both novice and advanced users. Just run it and select the location where you wish to perform the scanning process.

On the main interface, you need to specify the folder that you want to search for duplicate files. Once done, click Next.

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Now, choose the search criteria, if you want to perform the scanning on the basis of file contents then make sure to check the Match Contents (slower) option.

Friend Finder Criteria

That’s it, click the Scan button and it will start searching for the duplicate files on the basis of the specified criteria.

Duplicate File Fnder scanning

After the scan is complete you will be shown a list of duplicate files, then you can remove these files by hitting the Delete option. Note in the screenshot below you can see the potential free space that can be freed by removing the duplicate files.

Auslogics Duplicate File Finder

Download Auslogics Duplicate File Finder

It works perfectly on Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7. Enjoy!

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  • http://www.file-utilities.com/ binaryman

    Here is another utility
    Directory Report
    http://www.file-utilities.com

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  • tom

    this article should mention that the “match content” option is not available in the free version

    • Max

      YES, it should have. Thank you Tom for mentioning that as it’s a non-starter for most people.

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  • mark bun

    Another alternative is “DuplicateFilesDeleter” a great fix for finding and deleteing duplicate files.

  • Gary1991

    Delete duplicate files with ease!
    Try DuplicateFilesDeleter program and get rid of duplicate files.
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  • feadrik

    Easy way to resolve your duplicate.

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